Wednesday October 26th, 2016

2017 Free Agent center fielder Michael Williams!




Michael Williams

USSSA Playing History Player Page

Interview conducted on 12/24/2015

Who are you playing with in 2017?
Free Agent –

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Anywhere in the outfield… Centerfield is my best position 

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
It's actually to many to name…

Why do you like the game of softball?
I love the competitiveness…. Plus getting to travel and see other cities

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
There is a lot of up and coming player but just to name a few Everett Williams, Dontae Frazier, Tory Means, Al Rush, Reno Marley, Kema Wright, Chevis Clark….

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Hollywood…. A good friend n teammate gave me that name… Ronald "honeybun Johnson" Grace

What is your height and weight?
6'0 170

Where do you call home?
Troy, Alabama… Originally from Miami, Florida

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Go catch a few movies n relax…. Go to bowling alley

What do you do for a living?
I work at wal mart distribution center in the receiving department

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played 4 years of football, n ran track, played baseball 3 years in high school
Went Troy University and ran track for 2 years

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I was a bat boy for my fathers team a long time so I always been around the game…. Primetime gave me a opportunity to play conference 2 years ago…

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Pitching and defense…

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
I don't think so cuz every player brings something different to the table

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Just getting a chance to play against the best softball players week in/ week out is a highlight to me….

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
My first softball coach Eddie Carter push me to become a better player/person…
Without my BP partner(Dontae Frazier) I wouldn't be here cuz he helps me work on my game…. Tony b taught me valuable lesson.. THIS GAME WILL HUMBLE YOU SO NEVER TAKE IT FOR GRANTED….T-MAC always tell me play hard cuz you never know who is watching

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Give it 110% all the time… Be a great teammate and remain humble regardless of what happens

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Normal batting grip… 26oz

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Go to the gym and take a lot of BP… Catch fly balls and take ground balls

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
University of Miami … Love watching football… College/professional
New York Yankees
Baltimore Ravens

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Before every game I must listen to some old school music

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Michael Jackson- wanna b starting something

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
I like the way it is…. Better the umpires cuz some of those guys make horrible calls

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
I like the smoky's
Playing in vegas
Playing in myrtle beach

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
I'll have to say myrtle beach… All turf fields makes me feel super fast lol

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
I love to eat IHOP… But anywhere really not a picky eater

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
a few years ago I seen a dude strike out not once but twice in one game…. His excuse was the bat was shave n it was 2 light

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
When I get a chance to I love to play video games
Call of duty
Nba 2k

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
In 2013 I received an ALL WORLD trophy at the WSL World… Nobody expected us to win that weekend but overcame all odds n left as champions





20 responses to “2017 Free Agent center fielder Michael Williams!”

  1. Donta Frazier says:

    Nice Interview by my Bp partner. We got to remain humble and stay focus and work hard each week on our crafts. GO HARD BECAUSE EFFORT IS FREE!!!!

  2. Matt york says:

    Great interview my dude. Hope to c u out there on the field this year!

  3. Gillyshaw03 says:

    I see you my boy… Mike is definitely a student of the game and plays it the right way!!! May also be the fastest guy on the conference!!! My ex roomie, is a hell of a ball player and hopefully will get a chance to shine this year… Best of luck Lil Mike!!!

  4. Ben Jones says:

    Great interview. Mike is a phenomenal athlete and great softball player. Congrats Mike you definitely deserve to be playing with the best.

  5. Clack24 says:

    Good interview bruh! As long as you and Tae keep putting in that work,the sky is the limit dawg! You’re definitely the true up and coming…. Good luck next year

  6. adell talley says:

    nice view lil mike keep playing hard

  7. Warren "Franchise21" Hodge says:

    Skys the limit brother, seen you and Donta when you guys were first getting into softball and you guys have been getting better season after season. Keep learning this funny game we play and always stay Hungry and HUMBLE. Good luck this year .

  8. DocA says:

    Great interview and a class act /player

  9. Sideshow says:

    Faster player in softball……..

  10. Pony Vinson says:

    Great interview fam! Keep grindin…stay humble and go get it. You’ve got a great one to learn from over the in Freddie B! Good luck!

  11. Camille Harris says:

    I love it! Great interview my friend.

  12. Fuji says:

    Great interview, keep up the good work, stay humble and never take softball for granted. Keep working.

  13. Stokes05 says:

    Nice interview Fam. Keep grinding and Good luck this year.

  14. Angelia "Hammer" Jackson says:

    Awesome interview!! Always a supreme person and athlete!!

  15. LoTay3 says:

    Nice nephew….

  16. Alexis S. says:

    Great interview Mike!

  17. NuNu says:

    Great Interview Champ.

  18. Lee D14 says:

    Good Interview Mike!

  19. Robo says:

    I can’t say enough about Mike. Great player, teammate and better person. Enjoyed our time together sir.

  20. Randy noe says:

    Hey mike hit me up having a B/A team next year. Got a good sponsor
    With about 50k and need a couple stud outfielders
    901 496 9732

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